Week of 10/09/17 - 10/13/17
Letter from Principal Nelson
This week we had an amazing and spirited Homecoming Week which will be capped off with our first dance of the year. We began the week with a bang as all 1,231 students and staff attended a Pep Rally on Monday. Our kids got to celebrate our student athletes (the key word is student) while soaking in the soothing sounds of our choir, listening to our band perform a cartoon medley, and by enjoying our cheer and dance teams strut their stuff. We love it when our entire campus gets to see the evidence of all the hard work these performers put forth towards their craft and are grateful for the teachers and sponsors who work so closely with them so they may do so. These events are akin to exams for our performers, and we are happy to report they all “aced” it. As did our audience; we had respectful, polite, participation throughout.
Student ID Cards: This Thursday we will be passing out student ID cards to all students. They can use these handy-dandy cards to check out library books, purchase a school lunch, or even receive discounts at participating shops and/or restaurants. We will also be selling lanyards in the Cougar Cage to ensure they do not lose them.
3 day weekend: Don’t forget Monday is a holiday for students and a work day here at school for us teachers. We will be busy planning and prepping so we can continue to provide your student the best middle school education in all of Texas.
As per usual, thanks for allowing us to work with your student. Their success is our success, and you are one of the main reasons we are so successful.
Small Middle School
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Fall Plant Sale
Saturday, Oct. 7th, 9am-1pm
4801 Monterey Oaks Boulevard
Our Green Academy is hosting a Plant Sale from 9AM-1PM or late by request
Native and Adapted Plant, Vegetables and Herbs
As Low as $3 per plant , $3-4 inch pot, $7-1 gallon pot
Student Lead tours around the school to visit our native gardens, chicken
Coop, solar panel, vegetable gardens, green house, rain catchment, turtle pond
To volunteer at this earthy event, click here.
Thursday October 19th at 2:15 PM
- Kat Yeh author of The Truth About Twinkie Pie and The Way to Bea
- Wade Albert White author of The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes and The Adventurer's Guide to Dragons (and Why They Keep Biting Me)
Book People is selling copies of both authors books that will be signed and personalized to you by the author! Print your order form or see Ms. Sylvia in the library for a copy.
Order forms due to Ms. Sylvia by Wednesday, October 18th.
Gifted and Talented
Parent Nomination of Students to GT Program
Parent Nomination of students for the Gifted and Talented program is from Nov 1- Nov 15. A link will be posted here to complete a Parent Survey and permission to test on Nov 1 and will remain active through Nov 15. This year, only one window is open for GT testing. Students who are already identified in the G/T program do not need to re-enroll.
Officer Zardiackas gives a short PowerPoint Presentation titled, "Role of an SRO".
Discuss some general observations from his 10+ years of experience regarding concerns brought up by parents.
Open Q & A to give parents an opportunity to discuss any concerns or ask any questions that may arise, and discuss future opportunities.
There are now 6 Stories written and produced by the students! Check out their hard work!
Sheep at Small Middle School?
2017-2018 Yearbooks On Sale Now!
You can order your yearbook online anytime. Click here